The Conference on the topic of ‘The Aims of Tort Law’, took place on 16th and 17th October 2015 in the Old City Hall, Wipplingerstraße 6-8, 1010 Vienna and was jointly organised by the Sino-European Private Law Forum, the Institute for European Tort Law (ETL) and the European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law (ECTIL).
At the start of the Conference, Helmut KOZIOL (Vienna/Graz) presented an introduction into issues the project is dealing with. This was be followed by five topics which were each analysed by a Chinese and a European presenter. The speakers were CAO Xianfeng (Jilin), CUI Jianyuan (Beijing), GUO Mingrui (Yantai), WANG Cheng (Peking) and ZHANG Pinghua (Yantai) as well as Michael FAURE (Maastricht/Rotterdam), Monika HINTEREGGER (Graz), Ernst KARNER (Wien), Ken OLIPHANT (Bristol) and Alessandro SCARSO (Milan). The Conference provided ample opportunity for discussion and debate.
Pictures of the event are available here